Gynaecological problems you should be aware of

Every woman must have been advised at least once that ‘you should know everything that is going on with your body.’ This usually happens when you start your menstrual cycle. That doesn’t mean that you go deep into learning all about gynaecology, but knowing about some common gynaecological problems that every woman could face is not a bad idea. Below are listed some common gynaecological problems that you should know about: Dysmenorrhea  It is a symptom of painful menstruation, and ...
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Easy ways to stay cool and enjoy your summer pregnancy by Dr. Asmita Potdar

A gynaecologist by profession, Dr. Asmita Potdar, Apollo Cradle, Pune, shares a few tips for pregnant women on how to stay hydrated and relax in this summer heat with Life 365, Pune’s leading English daily. One can avoid the spell of heat exhaustion with appropriate precautions and care. As the doctor describes the ill effects of the summer heat, she explains how the body of a pregnant woman, takes twice the normal time to cool down. However, the body also needs minimum exposure to sunlight f...
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Preparing for natural childbirth

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First pregnancy? Want to choose natural birth but fear keeps getting in the way? How about giving fear some reasons to stay away. After all, natural birth is the healthier delivery option. What you need is an understanding of the natural birth process, emotional & physical preparation, and most importantly the support of your family, friends & your doctor. If you have all this then you are very much prepared for a normal delivery! Why & what to understand about the birth process? ...
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7 Tips to increase fertility for men

It takes two to create a baby. If your sperm is not strong or healthy enough to reach or penetrate the egg, there will be no fertilisation process, and hence your partner will not be able to conceive. Some problems, ranging from genetics and hormonal factors to lifestyle and environmental exposures may cause male infertility. You must have and maintain an erection, possess the adequate amount of sperm that moves in the correct way and has good sperm quality to fertilize the egg off your partn...
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4 Keys to preventing infertility in men

The inability of couples to conceive or become pregnant is a problem that is raising its ugly head far too much in the near past and present. The percentage of couples facing infertility is growing by the day. Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after a year of regular intercourse without use of contraceptives. Earlier, infertility was considered to be a women-centric however problem, Studies have shown that in 32% of cases there are problems associated with the male partner, ...
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6 Myths about fertility

The continuation of life is a natural instinct for any organism. This is probably why you hear so many myths about fertility.  Some of these are rooted in scientific facts, while others are quite ridiculous. The myths about both male and female fertility are very common and may cause undue concern and problems. Here are the top 6 fertility myths debunked: You cannot get pregnant after the age of 35 As menopause approaches, infertility does decline because the female is born with all the e...
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Common symptoms that indicate gynecological disorders

Gynaecological disorders are essentially disorders of the female reproductive system. Symptoms may be varied and may be mild or severe. They may be an indication of a minor disorder or symptoms of something more serious. It is important not to ignore any symptom that lasts for a while or recurs repeatedly even if it is not associated with any pain. Vaginal discharge Some vaginal discharge is normal and occurs because of the bodily changes brought on by the monthly cycle of hormone level f...
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